Senior home care consists of a variety of different services provided in the privacy of your home. This care type can provide various medical services such as assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, and aid in self-administration of medication. Typically, home care services screen potential patients prior to admittance. This screening might include health problems, medication use, and skin problems. This care type offers a number of services including tracheostomy care, assistance scheduling medical appointments, and assistance using mobility/assistive devices. Additionally, care services can include therapy and rehabilitative services. Companion care may also afford your family member help with diet choices and going grocery shopping. Finally, non-medical home care can support your loved one with services like monitoring vitals and transfers from bed to wheelchair.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for Woodside is around 18.4% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median price for rent in Woodside is about $3,826 and the median home value for Woodside is approximately $2,000,001.
Demographics and Values
In Woodside, 6.0% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total city population, 53.6% are female and 46.4% are male. The median age of Woodside is 50 years old. Of the population of Woodside 78.4% have a college degree, 43.0% have a graduate degree, and 5.7% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Woodside, 2.2% do not have health insurance, 4.3% live in poverty, 59.9% participate in the labor force, and 6.5% have some form of disability. Woodside has a population density of 183 people per square mile. The total population of Woodside consists of 5,564 people. Racially, the population of Woodside is 5.6% Asian, 2.1% other or not specified, 7.3% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% black, 0.0% Native American, 3.8% mixed race, and 88.4% white.
An overview of California
Based on natural beauty, California ranks 5th in the nation. In terms of resources, California has a cost of living index of 138.7, a grocery index rating of 121.4, and a housing index rating of 227.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. There are 391 general hospitals and 1,108 health centers that provide care for 39,715,372 California residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Santa Monica’s UCLA Medical Center & Orthopedic Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average California citizen is ranked 19th nation-wide. Additionally, California is ranked 7th by healthcare standards.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 62% of California residents voted Democrat and 32% voted Republican. In terms of religious values, 31% of California’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 23,558 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges. The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
On average, California has an air quality index rating of around 57.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 83.0 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 61%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of July. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.26 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of California is around 2.04 inches. During the winter, the average temperature in California drops to around 47F. The average high winter temperature is around 76F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in California is around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 116F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. While residents of California mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in California can include earthquakes (high), floods, and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in California
The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of California fan palm, Joshua tree, redwood, and sequoia. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyotes, the snakes, the cougars, or the black bears. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.